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Delta’s second extreme weather shelter, located in North Delta’s New Hope Church (11838 88th Avenue, pictured), opened its doors for the first time on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (James Smith photo)

Delta’s extreme weather shelter open tonight through Jan. 24

Shelter at North Deltas’ New Hope Church (11838 88th Ave.) open from 9:30 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Delta’s second extreme weather shelter, located in North Delta’s New Hope Church (11838 88th Avenue, pictured), opened its doors for the first time on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. (James Smith photo)
Twelve more Surrey Police Service officers are on Monday expected to join the 29 already on patrol with Surrey Mounties. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Twelve more SPS officers to join Surrey Mounties on patrol Monday

Both police forces continue to grapple with Omicron

Twelve more Surrey Police Service officers are on Monday expected to join the 29 already on patrol with Surrey Mounties. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
A fresh catch of wild spot prawns is unloaded at Mad Dog Crabs in Duncan, B.C. (Warren Goulding file photo)

B.C. spot prawn harvesters relieved at federal thaw on flash-freeze tubbing

Draft management plan back to status quo as DFO abandons ‘catastrophic’ rule change proposals

A fresh catch of wild spot prawns is unloaded at Mad Dog Crabs in Duncan, B.C. (Warren Goulding file photo)
Pokémon GO is an augmented-reality smartphone game. (File photo)
Pokémon GO is an augmented-reality smartphone game. (File photo)
Police investigate after a man was found dead at about 12:45 a.m. April 7, 2020 in the 8800-block of 138A Street, just north of Bear Creek Park. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

Man found guilty in fatal 2020 Surrey shooting

Robert Tomljenovic found guilty of manslaughter, robbery with a firearm

Police investigate after a man was found dead at about 12:45 a.m. April 7, 2020 in the 8800-block of 138A Street, just north of Bear Creek Park. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Among the items police discovered in a stolen vehicle that fled from Abbotsford to Langley on Thursday (Jan. 20) were 12 catalytic converters. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)

12 catalytic converters found in stolen vehicle after driver flees from Abbotsford to Langley

‘Prolific offender’ Tyson Fust, 27, of Langley now faces 13 charges

Among the items police discovered in a stolen vehicle that fled from Abbotsford to Langley on Thursday (Jan. 20) were 12 catalytic converters. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)
Lottery winner Eric Emery, a Surrey resident who bought a winning ticket at a Langley store. (Photo: BCLC)
Lottery winner Eric Emery, a Surrey resident who bought a winning ticket at a Langley store. (Photo: BCLC)
RCMP officers hiked almost 13 kilometres into the bush tracking a distressed man who took off from Chilliwack Lake campground. (Google Maps)

‘No doubt he’d have been dead’ mom tells Chilliwack RCMP after son’s rescue

Relieved mother pens thank-you to RCMP who hiked for hours in frozen woods to save adult son

RCMP officers hiked almost 13 kilometres into the bush tracking a distressed man who took off from Chilliwack Lake campground. (Google Maps)
Properties on Hatzic Lake are surrounded by high water after floodwaters began to recede, near Mission, B.C., on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. B.C. flood victims will be eligible next month for personalized support through the Canadian Red Cross to help navigate the recovery process and available funding programs. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. flood victims eligible for support navigating recovery funding beginning Feb. 1

Support funded by $30 million in donations matched by governments for a total $90-million fund

Properties on Hatzic Lake are surrounded by high water after floodwaters began to recede, near Mission, B.C., on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. B.C. flood victims will be eligible next month for personalized support through the Canadian Red Cross to help navigate the recovery process and available funding programs. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A young person is vaccinated at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic as the campaign to vaccinate children aged 5-11 against COVID-19 continues, in Montreal, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

More in-school clinics could be key to raising vaccination rates for kids: doctors

Health Canada says the national average of children with their first shot is less than half

A young person is vaccinated at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic as the campaign to vaccinate children aged 5-11 against COVID-19 continues, in Montreal, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
2021 was a record-setting year for BC Hydro. (File photo)

BC Hydro sees surge of power use records in 2021

Extreme weather drives higher demand, Hydro expects high use to become regular with climate change

2021 was a record-setting year for BC Hydro. (File photo)
Dozens of signs were held at the Willow Inn in Quesnel on Thursday, Jan. 20 where the body of 33-year-old Carmelita Abraham was recently found. A Quesnel man is facing charges of murder and indignity to human remains. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

VIDEO: ‘No woman should go through this’ — Community gathers to honour murdered B.C. woman

A Quesnel man was arrested and charged for Takla First Nation member Carmilita Abraham’s death

Dozens of signs were held at the Willow Inn in Quesnel on Thursday, Jan. 20 where the body of 33-year-old Carmelita Abraham was recently found. A Quesnel man is facing charges of murder and indignity to human remains. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
John and Rose Block stand at the Rotary Feed My City hut in White Rock. The program is one of many supported by the Blocks by both volunteerism and resources. (Aaron Hinks photo)

John Block named Surrey Good Citizen of the Year

Block has spent 30 years supporting society’s most vulnerable people

John and Rose Block stand at the Rotary Feed My City hut in White Rock. The program is one of many supported by the Blocks by both volunteerism and resources. (Aaron Hinks photo)
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Council approves replacement report on Surrey’s housing needs

It gave the nod to second report on Monday after SSC majority rejected the first version as too negative

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Professional snowboarder Marie-France Roy, centre, listens to speakers at a solidarity for Fairy Creek rally in Tofino in June 2021. (Westerly file photo)

Police enforcement at Fairy Creek Watershed cost Canadians more than $10 million

Temporary injunction against protest in place as court considers appeal over rejected extension

Professional snowboarder Marie-France Roy, centre, listens to speakers at a solidarity for Fairy Creek rally in Tofino in June 2021. (Westerly file photo)
“Kids and Families Vaccine Clinic” in Toronto on Thursday, January 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

B.C.’s COVID-19 fifth wave continues to decline, 15 more deaths

Hospital cases stable, 8 care home outbreaks Thursday

“Kids and Families Vaccine Clinic” in Toronto on Thursday, January 13, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Save-On-Foods will be limiting store capacity to 50 per cent as part of their COVID-19 business safety plan. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Save-On-Foods reduces store capacity to 50% to curb COVID spread

The measure is part of their COVID-19 business safety plan

Save-On-Foods will be limiting store capacity to 50 per cent as part of their COVID-19 business safety plan. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Gibson Elementary in North Delta is among 12 B.C. schools selected for the second year of the provincial government’s Active School Travel Pilot Program, aimed at encouraging students to get more fresh air and exercise as part of their daily commute. (Province of British Columbia/flickr.com photo)

North Delta school to take part in active transportation pilot program

Program designed to increase the number of students walking or biking in their daily commute

Gibson Elementary in North Delta is among 12 B.C. schools selected for the second year of the provincial government’s Active School Travel Pilot Program, aimed at encouraging students to get more fresh air and exercise as part of their daily commute. (Province of British Columbia/flickr.com photo)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
Manitoba RCMP Assistant Commissioner Jane MacLatchy holds a news conference in Winnipeg on Thursday Jan. 20, 2022. Mounties in Manitoba say they have found the bodies of four people — including an infant and a teen — near the United States border. (Kelly Geraldine Malone/The Canadian Press via AP)

‘Heartbreaking tragedy:’ Four people found dead in blizzard in Manitoba near border

Man, woman and baby found just 10 metres from the border, a teen boy was a short distance away

Manitoba RCMP Assistant Commissioner Jane MacLatchy holds a news conference in Winnipeg on Thursday Jan. 20, 2022. Mounties in Manitoba say they have found the bodies of four people — including an infant and a teen — near the United States border. (Kelly Geraldine Malone/The Canadian Press via AP)